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Proposed EU Nature Restoration Law a historic step for wetlands restoration

The European Commission has taken the timely and important step of publishing its long-awaited proposal for a European regulation on nature restoration (“EU Nature Restoration […]

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Italian NGOs call on EU Commission to publish Nature Restoration Law proposals

Thirty-four Italian NGOs, including Wetlands International Europe member CIRF, have sent a letter to the EU Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni, calling on him and […]

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Open letter on Peatlands in the EU Restoration Law

The European Commission is set to publish on 22 June its “Nature Package”, including the proposal for a Nature Restoration Law which would set legally […]

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Peatlands highlighted in the EU Green Week

This year’s EU Green Week (30 May – 5 June) focuses on the implementation of the European Green Deal. Wetlands International Europe has been participating […]

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IWC coordinators meeting

A meeting of International Waterbird Census coordinators of the Western Palearctic was held in Lucerne, Switzerland on 9th April 2022. Presentations from the meeting and […]

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Europe is celebrating 30 years of the Natura 2000 network

On 21 May, Europe celebrates the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the EU Habitats Directive and the establishment of the Natura 2000 Network. The […]

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Connecting Fish, Rivers and People

On 21 May we celebrate the World Fish Migratory Day.  This is a global celebration of migratory fish and free-flowing rivers coordinated by the World […]

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New Report: Record-breaking year for dam removals in Europe in 2021

A report released by Dam Removal Europe, of which Wetlands International – European Association is a partner, found that at least 239 barriers were removed in […]

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European waterfowl researchers condemn decision of Andalusian regional parliament regarding Doñana National Park

Doñana National Park supports thousands of breeding birds, millions of migratory ones and more wintering waterfowl than any other site in Europe. All these birds […]

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30 NGOs urge European Parliament to protect Doñana National Park wetlands

30 European environmental NGOs call on the European Parliament to take action against the threats to Doñana National Park’s wetlands in Spain. Illegal water extraction […]